Minuscule 420

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Minuscule 420 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 10th century.[1]



The codex contains the text of the Gospel of Matthew and Gospel of Mark on 127 parchment leaves (17.3 cm by 13 cm). Written in one column per page, in 22 lines per page.[1] It Epistula ad Carpianum, Eusebian tables, Prolegomena (προγραμμα), tables of κεφαλαια, κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections, Eusebian Canons, subscriptions, στιχοι, and pictures.[2][3]

It was written by several different hands, with readings from other copies.[3]


The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz (1794-1852).[4]

The manuscript is currently housed at the Library of University (F. V. 18) in Messina.[1]

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